New York Defective Truck Equipment Accident Lawyer
Defective equipment on a tractor-trailer weighing 60,000 pounds or more can lead to devastating collisions with other vehicles. At the New York City law firm of Dansker & Aspromonte Associates LLP, a truck accident attorney represents the injured and family members of those who are killed by the negligence of trucking companies, drivers, and truck equipment manufacturers.
For a free legal consultation with a defective truck equipment lawyer serving New York, call (646) 692-0204.
Investigation of any type of motor vehicle accidents is a search for answers, and usually representatives of the insurance company will arrive at the scene within hours. Their goal is to assign as much blame as possible to the driver in the other vehicle. To protect your interests, it’s important to contact a New York truck accident attorney as soon as possible. Contact us for a free initial consultation.
Dansker & Aspromonte Associates LLP is one of the top personal injury law firms in the New York City area. We represent truck accident victims throughout the New York City Metro area. Over the past 35 years, our attorneys have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for our clients.
Uncovering Defective Truck Equipment
Semi accidents can be caused by any number of factors, ranging from driver fatigue to overloaded trucks to negligent maintenance to driver error. One area of negligence that is often overlooked is defective equipment. Our attorneys enlist accident reconstructionists, mechanical engineers, and other highly qualified experts to uncover defects such as:
- Defective brakes
- Tire defects, such as retreads that delaminate under heavy use
- Nonfunctioning lights
- Defective underride bars
- Defective straps for securing loads
If you have been injured or a loved one died in an accident involving a semi, our lawyers are here to stand up for your rights. We have the skill and experience to help you obtain maximum compensation for everything you have lost.
Brain Damaged Child $50 Million
A four-year-old boy was brought to the hospital for a routine eyelid repair. To cut costs, the hospital contracted out its anesthesia services to a third-party corporation.
Wrongful Death $21.5 Million
This accident occurred in the Bronx when our client was working on a sanitation truck. The driver lost control while making a turn. Our client was ejected and the truck ran over his leg.
Pedestrian Injury $10.3 Million
A 22-year-old theater intern was walking across the intersection of 42nd Street and Ninth Avenue in Manhattan when she was struck by the rear door of a passing truck which had flown open because it had been improperly secured by the driver.